News Edward Snowden speaking during his dinner with a group of four retired US ex-intelligence workers and activists at a luxurious room in an unidentified location.

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Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik faces a judge – and explains why he killed 76 people

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He should have turned the gun on himself, says father

The man responsible for the worst single day of blood-letting in Europe since the 2004 Madrid train bombings was born into a comfortable middle-class background and was "doted on" by an adoring mother.

The victims' stories: young lives cut short by a merciless killer

The enormity of the Norwegian tragedy became all the more evident yesterday as pictures of the dead and missing began to emerge; images of bright, ambitious youngsters.

Norway gunman warns of 'more cells'

Anders Behring Breivik told a Norwegian judge today his bombing and shooting rampage that killed scores aimed to save Europe from a Muslim takeover, and said that "two more cells" existed in his organisation.

Video: Mourners gather in Oslo

Thousands have gathered at Oslo Cathedral to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in the attacks in Norway on Friday.

Letter from the editor: A gruesome weekend

What a gruesome weekend. The news from Norway was almost too awful to comprehend.

Faces of hatred: Norway mass killer's life laid bare

The killer was vainglorious, lethal, meticulous and utterly callous. He was also desperate for the world to know exactly who he was and why he had decided to embark on such a brutal killing spree.

Norway terror death toll rises to 93

The death toll from Norway's bomb attack and mass shooting rose to 93 today as reports emerged of the attacker's links to the British far right.

Norway massacre: UK police offer help

The death toll from the massacre in Norway is expected to rise still further today as British police stand ready to help detectives investigating the bomb attack and mass shooting.

A massive blast, and the carnage was just beginning

Workers, shoppers, and bright young people were going about their business. Then, one man changed everything. Sarah Morrison, Tara Mulholland and Phillip Wood report

John McTernan: Norway has the strength to survive this

Peaceable in its outlook, the country has long struggled against a handful of people who find perpetual tolerance unforgivable

A nation's enemy within: The far-right loner who wiped out nearly 100 souls

Anders Behring Breivik 'wants to explain himself', say police. Neightbours describe him as 'just an ordinary guy '

The nation has to face up to its extremist threat

Wealth and political stability have not protected this model of social democracy from tensions over immigration

'People were being shot in the water as they tried to swim away'

Those trapped on Utoya were desperate to escape a gunman who displayed a chilling efficiency. After their ordeal, some spoke to Charlotte Sundberg

Leading crime writer blames 'complacent' security forces

One of Norway's most celebrated crime writers has criticised the Norwegian security services, saying complacency had allowed 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik to massacre almost 100 people.

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